Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
MD Program


2024-2025 Tuition MEMO

  • All students must pay 8 semesters of medical school tuition. The only exceptions are for:
    • MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/MSCE, MD/MSHP, MD/MSME, and MD/MTR programs (total semesters paid is 7, as long as 3 semesters are paid to the other Penn program)
    • MD/OMF surgery program (total semesters paid is 5)
    • MD/JD program (7 semesters are MD, 5 semesters are Penn JD)
  • Students who are enrolled for more than 8 semesters (due to academic difficulty or due to extending education) only pay 8 semesters of tuition.
  • Tuition charges generally follow the students' curriculum. For MD/PhD students, a total of 5 years of tuition are required with the first 2 years at MD rates and the last 3 years at PhD rates.
  • Students are entitled to enroll for clinical rotations, scholarly pursuit, or research during the summer if medical school tuition is paid in the previous spring and the upcoming fall. Otherwise, charges may be applied to the summer term.

Tuition and Fee Refund Policy

  • First two weeks of classes: 100%
  • 3rd and 4th weeks of classes: 50%
  • Thereafter: 0%

University Financial Policies